Tagged With Shale
ExxonMobil and Chevron go big in the Permian
16 May 2018
It is a new era for the supermajors and the west Texas shale basin as the companies plot aggressive growth plans
Permian faces pipeline crunch
16 May 2018
The west Texas oil and gas play could see growth crimped if major infrastructure projects aren’t completed in time
Total's new MENA adventures
8 May 2018
The company is set to benefit from shale in the Middle East despite having shunned it elsewhere
BP ploughs lonely shale gas furrow in China
2 May 2018
China is inviting foreign operators to develop its vast deposits
Marathon Petroleum bets big on refining growth
1 May 2018
The strategic rationale behind the refiner's deal to takeover Andeavor appears solid, but is the timing right?
Opec and oil market dynamics
27 April 2018
Opec's goal of defending high oil prices may suit some members in the short run, but its long-term impacts could be damaging
US tight oil production moves up a gear
23 April 2018
The Permian is leading America's surging crude production, but there are warning signs in the data
Middle distillates take centre stage
20 April 2018
Oil-product demand, especially for middle distillates, is rising more quickly that processing capacity. It's good news for refiners
Horizontal drilling comes to the UK, but fracking must wait
6 April 2018
Pioneering driller Cuadrilla is optimistic over shale gas well prospects
Fracks and facts
3 April 2018
Daniel Raimi's book sifts through the bluster and rhetoric. The result will please and annoy both sides
Shale oil's new calculus
27 March 2018
Will producers chase growth or profits?
UK shale sector seeks revival
21 March 2018
Sentiment towards fracking remains lukewarm
Opec and IEA bristle at Trump's trade posturing
16 March 2018
The IEA and Opec say Trump’s trade plans are a threat to global growth
Five key takeaways from the big three oil market reports
15 March 2018
Demand and supply data still diverge, Venezuela’s increasingly critical to balances, and some macro alarm bells are starting to ring
CERAWeek: Shale surge puts Opec in a bind
9 March 2018
Tight oil producers were buoyant and Opec accommodating as the global oil industry gathered
Will the new shale surge wreck the rebalancing?
9 March 2018
As tight oil soars, producers should welcome the retreat in prices. Cheaper oil is the best chance to bring back market equilibrium
Tight oil's surge poses a familiar dilemma for Opec
9 March 2018
The rebalancing effort is on shaky ground. To keep cutting is a problem but to stop might be just as bad
Europe's two-horse shale race
5 March 2018
Legal and environmental challenges are tying the hands of governments keen to exploit unconventional gas
Algeria and Saudi's differing shale development
5 March 2018
Two of the most-watched countries in the expansion of unconventional gas adopt opposite approaches to tapping their substantial reserves
Priced out of the Permian
26 February 2018
M&A has slowed in the US' hottest shale basin as investors look elsewhere for cheaper growth opportunities
Mexico stuck in neutral
20 February 2018
The resources are there and the reforms have opened the door to investors, but shale gas can't yet compete
Argentina's shale boom
20 February 2018
The country's play is set to witness a quick rise in gas output as drillers look to lock in higher subsidised prices
Shale starts giving (a little bit) back
16 February 2018
Producers are funneling more cash into share buybacks and dividends after months of pressure from shareholders to boost returns
US gas galore
16 February 2018
Returns have been more difficult to find than gas in the Marcellus and Utica shale plays. New pipelines opening up fresh markets and better wells could help improve things
Chinese bear trap
12 February 2018
Oil demand is in for another good year, but gas will be the standout. And the country's oil majors are coming back to the market
Demand growth now the focus for oil market
8 February 2018
Surging supply threatens to overwhelm balances, unless consumers come to the rescue